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Green Bullet Triple IPA - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Green Bullet Triple IPAGreen Bullet Triple IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,350 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,350
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 29
Gots: 80 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KansasBeerLover on 04-30-2013)
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A-Pours mostly clear. I must say I poured this beer like a grizzled vet. The beer forms a sticky, white cap of dense foam. Green Bullet laces to a near perfect level.

S-For a 'Triple IPA' the nose is fairly tame. Floral and candles citrus hops. Sweet clementine flesh hops. Soapy hops too. Also some green onion and maybe even some bubblegum? Lightly breach and caramelly hops. Booze is restrained.

T-Oniony, herbal and minty hops. Its big but well composed. Finishes with caramel and bread. I really get a zesty hop flavor that gives me an almost Summit-like hop flavor.

M-Pretty resiny and oily. Booze is sneaky but it heats up the cheeks. Bitterness is deep.

O/D-I enjoyed this beer. I haven't had a hoppy Green Flash beer that hasn't kicked ass. The whole 'Triple IPA' thing is kinda dumb I think. DIPA, TIPA, QUIPA (Quadruple IPA...probably will come to fruition at some point unfortunately), who cares its an awesome Imperial IPA, no need for the verbal pissing contest.

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2013 01:36:12 | More by VelvetExtract
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-21-2013 01:08:49 | More by Roguer
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DasBoot2112

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

09-20-2013 23:42:09 | More by DasBoot2112
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-20-2013 15:26:53 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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mrchrisray

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

09-20-2013 00:31:23 | More by mrchrisray
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Zach136

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle, best by 2/27/14. $3.13 at Barrel and Barley in Woodstock, GA.

A - Burnt orange, with a thin head that dissipated quickly.

S - Not a super insane bouquet. Floral and citrus notes and a strong malt bill, reminiscent of Fruit Loops cereal. Zero to no booze/yeast notes.

T - Mostly floral notes, hints of caramel but most of it is overpowered by a super astringent bitterness.

M - Majorly sticky. It's a huge IPA.

O - Solid beer by anyones standards, great showcase of some floral hop varieties. But I prefer their other hop forward options.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 18:14:42 | More by Zach136
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-19-2013 13:47:00 | More by ncstateplaya
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jriggins6

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

09-19-2013 13:45:16 | More by jriggins6
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

09-19-2013 04:08:08 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Zorro

California

3.45/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The TIPA has arrive where will the insanity end?

Clear amber colored beer with a good sized white colored head. The color fits the description of IPA Orange.

Smell is all STRONG Northwestern style hops. Strong citrus and pine aromas. Strong tea and eucalyptus scents. In other words it's a Hop Bomb.

Starts out strong and savory, my taste buds are stunned by the first sip and just can deal with it. Starts out bitter with a faint onion flavor. Mildly sweet but after three tastes my tongue still isn't locking in on the flavors. Can't say it is super bitter but my tongue can't pick out any nuance at all. Damn near an oral anesthetic, and I'm a pretty hardcore Hop Head.

Mouthfeel is thick.

Overall this is OK. It isn't hard to drink but it is at a level where my tongue just says "To hell with you I can't deal with it." 10.10 power not detectable at all.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 01:18:07 | More by Zorro
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random846

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-19-2013 00:18:51 | More by random846
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled On: 08/27/13

A: Pours a deep golden orange color with 2 fingers of head that slowly fades down to a chunky cap that leaves some nice lacing

S: Very hoppy. Mostly citrus and tropical fruit with a hint of pine. Decent malt presence that is lightly bready, but the hops are the main focus

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a big rush of tropical and citrus hop notes balanced nicely by a lightly sweet caramel malt presence. Not really all that bitter. Some pine comes in towards the end. Alcohol almost unnoticeable. Finishes lightly bitter with a lingering tropical fruit note

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Fairly oily and slick

O: A great TIPA with an almost overwhelming hop presence that is actually quite laid back in terms of bitterness. The malts balance very nicely but make sure to give way to the hops. Surprisingly drinkable for 10.1%, but it sneaks up fairly quickly. Recommended

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 05:22:01 | More by BEERMILER12
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prock180

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-18-2013 02:27:14 | More by prock180
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Billolick

New York

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, best by 2/28/14 etched onto the neck of the bottle.

Pours lighter amber, near clear, minor head, film, thin collar and again minor bits of lacing.

Pungent tea leaf hoppy nose with fruits, mint and some lime/boozeness

Full throttle DIPA, big and ballsy, more citric fruit and hop bite with lots more lime, honey and soft but quite present grapefruit. Rich, and velvet smooth on the tongue. Nicely done. If ya like a high quality DIPA (and dont we all?) this one is well worth a try

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2013 01:40:36 | More by Billolick
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e30todamax

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-17-2013 21:10:35 | More by e30todamax
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SanDNigel

California

4.61/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bomber into 8 oz Tulip
A- Looks like a high ABV IPA Gold with disappearing white head
S- The hops and alcohol do battle with each other, to the drinkers benefit. Hops...then booze. Smells delicious. Sweet syrupy malty backbone
T- A very well balanced big IPA is the first thing that comes to my mind. The hops are still the star, but supported by the malty sweetness.
M- Practically perfect size/carb level. Lets you thoroughly taste the beer but doesn't let it stick to your palate
O- This is a great beer.I too often find big IPAs much too syrupy and sweet. That is not the case with this one. I really enjoy it, will suggest it to friends and will most definitely buy it again...like tomorrow

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 06:37:58 | More by SanDNigel
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

09-17-2013 02:30:34 | More by dcguitar
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Eriktheipaman

California

4/5  rDev +2%

09-17-2013 02:09:24 | More by Eriktheipaman
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bellsd62

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

09-16-2013 00:38:01 | More by bellsd62
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McBraniel

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

09-15-2013 03:24:52 | More by McBraniel
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

09-14-2013 20:16:23 | More by 2dogbrew
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

09-14-2013 09:01:56 | More by seanchai
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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-14-2013 00:17:11 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

09-13-2013 23:35:02 | More by cfinch2
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rand

California

3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From 12 oz bottle to pint glass.

With the shift of local brewers to more sessionable hoppy beers, I was a little surprised to read a veteran brewer was going for another giant IPA. But this stands out, and combines the palatable drinkability of lower ABV offerings with the bold flavors big hop bombs. Dry around the edges, but plenty of honey tones keep things rounded.

S: Earthy, vinous hop, tea-like. New Zealand's hop profile gives way to distinct tropical notes: mango, guava. Stodgy, grainy bread meets a good dose of booze.

T: Not as tropical on the palate; more piny and rindy. Quite sweet, toffee-like. Kinda salty mid-sip, and there's a vegetable tone, almost onion-like. Appropriately boozy, ushering in a long, bitter-sweet finish.

M: Chewy, viscous. Ample carbonation cuts down on the oily aspects.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 10:18:58 | More by rand
Green Bullet Triple IPA from Green Flash Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,350 ratings.